6.2/10
67
2 critic

Nelio's Story (1998)

Comédia Infantil (original title)
Based on the book by Henning Mankell (Sweden), this story takes place in Mozambique and is about a young boy, Nelio, who loses his entire family during a time of civil war. A wounded Nelio ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (novel) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Evaristo Abreu
Adelino Branquinho ...
Senhor Castigo
Augusto Cabral
Mónica Chilave ...
Senhora Mulwane
Francisco Chilengue ...
Nacimento
Bratriz Chissembe
Yolanda Fumo
Jaime Julio ...
Bomba
Avelino Manhiça ...
Mandioca
João Manja ...
José
Lilia Mompié ...
Dona Esmeralda
Casimiro Nbusse ...
Cobra
Joaquina Odete ...
Deolinda
Lucrécia Paco ...
Maria
André Ruco ...
Tristeza
Edit

Storyline

Based on the book by Henning Mankell (Sweden), this story takes place in Mozambique and is about a young boy, Nelio, who loses his entire family during a time of civil war. A wounded Nelio is found by a baker in the capital Mapouto; refusing medical treatment, the boy instead asks for sanctuary so he can tell his terrible tale. This he proceeds to do, starting with how the fighters arrived in his village and slaughtered many, to his captivity, his escape and his teaming with other orphaned street urchins to become their leader in survival. Written by Len Massaar

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

24 July 1998 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Nelio's Story  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss Nelio's Story (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?